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Travel Blogs from Bad Ischl
... for a walking tour. This is the famous composer Mozart's birthplace so lots of touristy Mozart" nick nacks". The weather was warm / hot with temp 30-31 degrees. Would have been ok if my feet/ ankles weren't throbbing & swelling. Have to find the voltaren before another walking tour tomorrow in Graz. Enough of ailments. Our tour took us through the old town where we met our tour director after lunch who walked (not again) back hotel to check in. ...
Next is Salzburg and we are here for 2 nights to do the Tourist trail. We purchase our 48 hour Salzburg Card 32 euros each and set off to see as many sights as we can fit in. Cable cars to mountain peaks, Salzburg river cruise, Gardens, Hohensalzburg Fortress, Hellbrunn Palace and trick fountains.
Hellbrunn Palace is fabulous, a crazy Archbishop designed long stone table with individual stone stools on the side. When his guests sat down it would turn in to ...
... Monestery dedicated to a monk who converted to Christianity and was thrown off a bridge as a result. The town of St Florian and the Monestery is where we first realized the 'season' does not start in Austria until May 1 st. We arrived for the 11:00 tour to find that, before May 1st, there is only one tour a day, at 2:00. Very disappointing. Anyway, we looked at the church and had a coffee ...
The hills are alive with the sound of music!! Salzburg begun with a night walking tour around this area of Austria. Snow peaked mountains surrounded us as we viewed some filming locations most identified to the movie based on the Von Trapp family. Dinner allowed us to try some of the more traditional Austrian food, pork schnitzel and dumplings, while we got into the local spirit of beer drinking! After dinner, we tried ...
... lake was not appealing. So what else could we do, but enjoy warm water inside? I even got my first nudey patootey experience here in Europe. There are many swimming pools inside and some out, with a lazy river outside that is quite warm and very fun! It has a current to simulate a real river that pushes you forward. The have all these hidden rooms and alcoves with lounge chairs in the water and ...
Other places to stay in Bad Ischl
Stifterkai 3, Bad Ischl | 4 star hotelfrom $168
Grazerstrasse 4 , Bad Ischl | 4 star hotelfrom $167
Taenzlgasse 11, Bad Ischl | 4 star hotelfrom $313
Voglhuberstrasse 10, Bad Ischl | 4 star hotelfrom $357
Voglhuberstrasse 10, Bad Ischl | Hotelfrom $341
Gotzstrasse 1, Bad Ischl | Hotelfrom $199
Salzburgstrasse 25, Bad Ischl | 3 star hotelfrom $129